ReefQuest Marine Projects reserves the right to
re-use, in whole or in part, the contents of any letter, package,
E-mail message and/or attachments received, unless specifically
stipulated otherwise by the sender.
We respect your privacy and will not, under any circumstances,
sell or give away your contact information.We will retain your contact
information so that we may contact you at a later time regarding
products or services related to those you had already purchased
or in which you had otherwise expressed interest. We will not send
you information about our products or services if you indicate you
do not wish to receive such.
Copyright and Usage Policy
This website is intended to be used. The individual web-pages were
created to provide accurate, up-to-date information on sharks and
rays to anyone interested in these creatures, for whatever reason.
However, we ask that you please respect that -- unless otherwise
indicated -- all text and illustrations on these pages are copyright
R. Aidan Martin and the ReefQuest Centre for Shark Research. Images
credited otherwise are used with the kind permission of the named
photographer or artist and remain their rightful property; permission
to use material credited to outside sources must be negotiated directly
with the named individual or associated organization.
That said, students, teachers, journalists, researchers and others
are welcome to use any material from this website, provided proper
acknowledgement is given and the material is not published in any
form, including re-posting back to the Internet. Such 'fair use'
includes quotation of brief passages or use of our illustrations.
Students are reminded that quotation or use of images without credit
as well as extensive paraphrasing constitute plagiarism, a very serious
Citation of documents published on the World Wide Web is becoming
increasingly commonplace. Unfortunately, there is not yet a standard
format for citing webpages. To cite material from this website for
school papers, the following format is suggested:
Author, Year, Title of Page, Type of Publication, and the Universal
Resource Locator (URL) code
For example, to cite a webpage:
Martin, R. Aidan. 2003. Copyright and Usage Policy. World Wide Web
Any other use of our material is not permitted without prior written
consent from R. Aidan Martin or the rightful owner.